Los Angeles, CA USA

Our News on Newswise

For Most Children with HIV and Low Immune Cell Count, Cells Rebound After Treatment

Most children with HIV who have low levels of a key immune cell eventually recover levels of this cell after they begin treatment.
25-Mar-2015 8:05 PM EDT

Insuring Undocumented Residents Could Help Solve Multiple U.S. Health Care Challenges

Ortega12.jpg

UCLA professor argues that insuring undocumented Latinos under the Affordable Care Act would, in the long run, be less expensive and provide better care.
19-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT

UCLA Researchers Combine Benefits of Immunotherapy and Cancer-Targeted Treatment in Triple Combo Drug for Melanoma

Ribas.jpg

Results of a new study by UCLA researchers has found that a groundbreaking new triple combination therapy shows promising signs of more effectively controlling advanced melanoma than previous BRAF + MEK inhibitor or BRAF inhibitor + immunotherapy...
17-Mar-2015 4:00 PM EDT

UCLA Researchers for the first Time Measure the Cost of Care for a Common Prostate Condition

UCLA researchers have for the first time described cost across an entire care process for a common condition called benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) using time-driven activity-based costing. They found a 400 percent discrepancy between the least...
10-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT

UCLA Cancer Pioneer Collaborates with Apple on First-Ever Mobile App to Track Breast Cancer Survivors' Experiences

GanzPatricia2015Hi-Res.jpg

UCLA researcher Dr. Patricia Ganz is key collaborator with Apple to develop iPhone app that empowers women to be partners in research study. App will track five common consequences of breast cancer treatment: fatigue, cognitive difficulties, sleep...
9-Mar-2015 10:30 AM EDT

UCLA Forms New Partnership to Broaden Fitness Opportunities for Los Angeles Adolescents

SBSM.LUSH6746.jpg

UCLA Health System and the Sound Body Sound Mind Foundation have formed a partnership to provide practical ways to combat childhood obesity and promote healthy lifestyles in Los Angeles.
6-Mar-2015 5:05 PM EST

Income Inequality – Not Just Low Wages – Is Taking a Toll on the Health of American Workers

Commentary provides evidence that the degree of income inequality can lead to a long list of health issues.
2-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EST

On-Board School Bus Filtration System Reduces Pollutants by 88 Percent

Zhuphoto.jpg

An on-board air filtration system developed specifically for school buses reduces exposure to vehicular pollutants by up to 88 percent, according to a study by researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
27-Feb-2015 5:00 PM EST

Our Experts on Newswise

Parents: 6 Tips for Protecting Your Child From Sports Concussions

Giza.JPG

12-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

UCLA Sports Concussion Expert Available to Talk About Calif. Bill AB 2127 Restricting Contact Drills for High School Football

image001.jpg

22-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Thomas Coates, Director of the UCLA Center for World Health, Available to Comment on World Wide Polio Threat

Dr_1.ThomasCoates

9-May-2014 6:00 PM EDT

UCLA Offers Tips to Lower the Risk of Colorectal Cancer

March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Since this cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death, it’s a great time to take a look at the health of your colon. UCLA experts encourage people to embrace these 10 tips to help protect colon...
5-Mar-2014 11:00 AM EST

Injuries, Doping, and Sports Medicine at the Olympics with UCLA Health Sciences Experts

7-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST

UCLA Coauthor of IOM Report on Youth and Concussion Available for Interviews

Prins.jpg

29-Oct-2013 5:40 PM EDT

UCLA doctors available to comment on Olympic Games drug testing, gender issues and sports injuries

24-Jul-2012 5:00 PM EDT

Have a Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day: Gift, Food and Activity Ideas from UCLA Experts

UCLA medical experts provide heart healthy gift, food and activity ideas for Valentine's Day.
22-Jan-2010 1:00 PM EST

Our YouTube Videos